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An Innkeeper"s Diary

John Fothergill

An Innkeeper"s Diary

by John Fothergill

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitality industry,
  • Spreadeagle (Inn),
  • Description And Travel,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Travel,
  • General,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7856367M
    ISBN 100571150144
    ISBN 109780571150144
    OCLC/WorldCa16470859

      John Fothergill, the high-handed host of the Spreadeagle at Thame between the world wars, described himself in Who’s Who as ‘Pioneer Amateur Innkeeper’. Evelyn Waugh, sending him a copy of Decline and Fall, inscribed it to ‘Oxford’s only civilising influence’.To those who, in , goggled and giggled at his innkeeping confessions, Fothergill was the contumacious dandy for ever. Diary of an Innkeeper And yup, they drove out of our driveway and went the opposite way of Cooperstown. Home. And literally left two innkeepers standing like deer in a headlight, mouths open! I try to read people as they come in. Maybe they want to be quiet and read the paper or a book while having breakfast. Maybe they want to know a.

    An Innkeeper's Diary-John Fothergill-Folio Society In Slipcase Illustrated. This is a beautiful edition of this book which was 1st published in The slipcase is sturdy and the inside book is pristine. Not sure if it was read or not but if read, the person was very careful. Non smoking home. Please see all pictures as they are part of Rating: % positive.   Pamela Collins Author, The Innkeeper's Diary Book trailer: ?v=QtDronj_s90 Contact Pamela at: pco.

    This lot contains an Folio Society edition of An Innkeeper's Diary by John Fothergill. Folio Society editions are presented in slipcases. Glue residue from many Seller Rating: % positive. This book tells the life story of an innkeeper in the s. The portrait John Fothergill paints of himself in An Innkeeper's Diary is of a put-upon host in a permanent state of war with his ghastly guests. In this way, he is the forerunner of Basil Fawlty.


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The original Innkeeper's diary was published in by John Fothergill, who was the 1st to make the profession of innkeeping smart and respectable. Under his guidance, the Spreadeagle in Thame became a mecca for the glitterati and his personality notorious for his belief that the customer is not always right.

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Collection of book.I love books, I love writing. But the process is always a mixture of pleasure and pain. Never more so than with this book. My three previous works were all published by mainstream publishers.

The last, An Innkeeper’s Diary, by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (part of the Orion Group) in All were handled by my friend, Caradoc King, the boss of A.P.